C-level clients sometimes ask how to get on a board of directors. Like it's an easy thing. And yes, there are differences between executive résumés and board director résumés.
But the question is a good one, because every journey begins with a single step.
If you're thinking what a Fortune 500 board directorship might look like, Heidrick & Struggles yesterday released their Four Boardroom Trends to Watch. The downloadable publication presents an interesting breakdown including new seats filled, average age of directors, percentage of directors who are current or former CEOs and CFOs, and more.
Here's a preview:
If you're quietly considering whether the future might hold a board directorship—two, five, or even ten years down the road—this is a laser-focused resource for those considering a board directorship.